Untitled with Fallen Chairs

2009
Liliana Porter (Argentine, born in 1941, lives in Rhinebeck, NY)


Dimensions

44 x 60 x 4 inches (111.8 x 152.4 x 10.2 cm)

Accession Number

2010.1

Medium or Technique

Acrylic and assemblage on canvas

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art

Classifications

Paintings

Porter uses tiny figures to explore big ideas. This assemblage of toys trapped in white paint depicts a disaster frozen in time—was it a flood, a war, or some other blight? Museum purchase with the Leigh and Stephen Braude Fund for Latin American Art, funds donated by the Pinta

Provenance

The Artist, with Hosfelt Gallery, New York, NY, 2009; Museum purchase January 2010 (Accession date: January 20, 2010)

Credit Line

Leigh and Stephen Braude Fund for Latin American Art, and funds donated by the Pinta Museum Acquisitions Program, and Leigh Bonilla Braude

Copyright

© Liliana Porter